Flowers, Personified


Have you ever wondered what flowers would look like if they were human?  J.J Grandville, a French cartoonist, did! He used his creativity and imagination to create a series of floral illustrations in his “Les Fleurs Animeés” giving flowers some personality and character. These were first published in 1847.

bluebell and poppy

Bluebell and Poppy, both happy and carefree!

dahlia

Dahlia, the quiet beauty.

pansy

Pansy looking pensive.

tulip

Tulip looking regal and elegant.

All images are from Public Domain Review. Go to the site to see more illustrations!

About Lesley Lowry

I love flowers! I enjoy writing about them as well as gardening. Mostly I love finding new and unique flower gardening ideas I encourage you to post regularly on this blog, and send in guest blogs or ideas for new blogs as well. New and exciting blogs are always welcome I intend to post a lot of interesting facts and fun stuff about flowers, as well as info on many varieties of flowers.
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